Utopia

“Solarpunk”: the word of the month

The term to add to your vocabulary this month speaks of a utopian future Solar panels masquerade as roads and stained glass. Plant life is closely linked to infrastructure, and colorful handicrafts are sold along the walkways. There might be airships, but an eerie Victorian-inspired steampunk landscape isn’t. This near-future fantasy has also not been corrupted by the superintelligent singularities ...

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In Search of Utopia | KCRW

Searching for Utopia is a series on utopian societies exploring the benefits of community cooperation and its dark sides – how rejection of the status quo can turn into extremism and fanaticism. We explore communities both abroad and at home, alongside American history with utopian ideas, cults and cults past and present. Aerial view of Auroville. Auroville is an experimental ...

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5 Best Straight Razors of 2021: Barber Approved, Kits, More

Every man knows that there is no closer shave than the one you get with a straight razor. Going to the barber and sitting down, chatting and enjoying the atmosphere is a centuries-old tradition. If you’d rather not leave your home, now you can get a really close shave with a straight razor kit. Trimming your facial hair and beard ...

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Former theater student Rachel Lynett wins 2021 award for popular drama series Yale

Photo by Kat Wilson Former Rachel Lynett Theater Student Rachel Lynett, a former drama student at U of A, is the recipient of the Yale Drama Series Prize 2021, one of the world’s most prestigious dramatic writing prizes, for her play. Apologies to Lorraine Hansberry (Too August Wilson). Lynett was selected for the honor by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, ...

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A $ 1.2 trillion investment opportunity

Did you know that “utopia” exists? At least a form of green energy utopia. You can find it in a small neighborhood in Texas today – homes are zero emissions, energy costs very low, and power outages never happen. As our hypergrowth expert Luke Lango writes below, this utopia was created by Tesla, but it is part of a much ...

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In the kitchen with “The Unofficial Simpsons Cookbook”

When I was growing up in Israel in the eighties, my family traveled intermittently to America, thanks to the work of my scientist father, who kept us coming and going. Every time I returned home, the thing I craved the most was the food I had left behind in the United States. Western fast food came to Israel relatively late ...

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Magic Realist Fable documentary trailer “The Seer and the Unseen”

Magic Realist Fable documentary trailer “The Seer and the Unseen” by Alex Billington August 10, 2021Source: Youtube “The elves demand that this area not be used.” Utopia has released an official trailer for a bizarre documentary film titled The seer and the invisible, by award-winning documentary director Sara Dosa. This one premiered at the 2019 San Francisco Film Festival a ...

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Looks like Angela Bassett is about to be the highest paid black woman on TV; Academy Museum of Motion Pictures publishes catalog of Spike Lee’s work

We have another Black Excellence Week in Hollywood and this week you all have to make way for a Queen. Black people often like to quote “Eat the cake, Anna Mae” (thanks to the recall of the character’s name in her new movie Milkshakes with powder) When it comes to What does love have to do with it star Angela ...

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The myth of progress seen from the south

The exhibition, presented in Naples, deals with contemporary practices linked to the massive social changes of the last half-century: urbanization, industrialization, creation of new urban peripheries, demographic transformation of rural space, struggles linked to bodily choices, freedoms and constraints. . Utopia Dystopia: the myth of progress seen from the South presents works by some 55 Italian and international artists – ...

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Stefan Jäger • Director of Monte Verità

08/05/2021 – The Swiss director invites everyone to revisit “The Mountain of Truth”, a utopian colony that has welcomed all unconventional thinkers The year is 1906, and the young housewife Hanna (Maresi Riegner) literally can’t breathe, stuck in her role and in her apartment that she’s not supposed to leave – at least according to the doctors. Until she heard ...

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